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House, Sunniest Warmest Village, Quiet, 50M from beach! - 'Sunny House East'

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 699 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

'Sunny House'

CREDIT CARD Payments accepted

Location: the sunniest, warmest village in Madeira: Paul do Mar between banana fields, 50 metres from the ocean front!

Views: ocean, mountain and banana fields from the 2 sun terraces.

2 Semi-detached completely private houses with private sun terraces with barbecues

SUNNY HOUSE WEST: 3 bedrooms, sleeps 5, 2 bathrooms

NEW in 2014!

1. Bedroom with Sliding Sun terrace door

2. 2 Full Bathrooms with Showers-1 ensuite

3. New flooring and lighting systems.

2 double bedrooms on First floor open onto sun terrace with sunbeds and chairs

On the top of the house the third single bedroom with mountain views is next to a Second lounge with ocean views.

The second lounge opens onto a second sun terrace with a traditional barbecue & both mountain & ocean views.

SUNNY HOUSE EAST: 3 bedrooms, sleeps 6, 2 bathrooms

NEW in 2014! Master Bedroom with Sliding Sun terrace door!

First floor has 2 double bedrooms sleeping 4 with ocean and mountain views & a full bathroom close by.

Master bedroom has Sliding Sun terrace door opening on to sun terrace with sunbeds.

On the Top Floor there is an open plan lounge with again ocean & mountain views. The lounge opens onto a second terrace with a traditional barbecue and roof for protection against rain showers. The Ground Floor has a third double bedroom and full bathroom.

Couple/small group & Family friendly accommodation! Read the many 5 Star Reviews

Perfect accommodation for either complete relaxation or an Activity Holiday with famous walks through the village connecting to levada walks such as Levada Nova, and the UNESCO zone Rabacal and Paul da Serra walks.

Easy to move around: one of the flattest villages with kilometres of ocean front and much Free Parking!

A historic fishing village with 2 world class surfspots watersports plus opportunities for Free watersports from swimming and surfing to fishing

Located in the Calheta district of Madeira with the most Laurisilva forest protected by UNESCO and is on the route of famous walks such as the PR19 Paul do Mar and connects to Prazeres, Levada Nova, Rabacal/Paul da Serra walks including those to 'The 25 Springs' & 'Risco' Waterfalls.

'New' wireless internet access & hire car or not?

'New' wireless internet access is available.

Hire car or not? We recommend a hire car and to collect when you arrive at the airport. The village has FREE Parking.

Airport transfer: but, some of our clients do not want a hire-car for the whole holiday or to drive. One solution is we can pick 3 people up at the airport and return clients to the airport for 45 Euros each transfer. Also, we can offer lifts to some of the attractions including the white sand beaches at Calheta and other places such as the start of walks for a reasonable fee per kilometre.

Paul do Mar plenty to do: The village has a mini market, a bakery, patisserie, bank, medical centre, bars/cafes & restaurants. Popular activities in and around the village are: levada forest walks, fishing, swimming, snorkelling and surfing. There are many festas (festivals) & the streets are alive with different languages as the locals return from abroad for a well-earnt holiday with family and friends!

Free swimming is easy from certain points including the lagoon next to the harbour and the white sand beaches in Calheta town -10 minutes drive away.

From Calheta marina dolphin whale watching big game fishing boats operate.

Also in Calheta town area there are the Free white sand beaches, the international art centre Casa das Mudas, a Rum Museum, small shopping centres and a supermarket.

Prazeres village has a small zoo, art galleries & restaurants.

Please read the REVIEWS or contact us for further information as to why the Sunny Houses have been a great choice since 2008!

Paul & Iva Abbiati

More Details

Property Manager
The Owner
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
28 July, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Group of 5 University students based in Lisbon wrote in the Sunny House Guestbook:



"Paul do Mar is really beautiful. It was always sunny! Bananas were awesome. You can explore nature and see the nicest sunsets.



Sunny House is amazing. It was nice and clean. It is big and comfortable. We liked terrace the most! Amazing just to sit there and watch the sea, waves and sun.



We recommend Sunny House to everyone who is traveling to Madeira to spend a nice holiday there."
Jan 2014
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Notes

Full Terms and Conditions under English Law.


Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house on Paul Do Mar on Calheta

Property Type:
  • house (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 699 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • 1. CHECK IN is 3pm. If you want check-in AT ANOTHER TIME.. PLEASE PROVIDE THIS INFORMATION AS SOON AS POSSIBLE 1.1 Flight Number & Arrival time
  • 1.2 Full names of all the persons in the group 1.3 A mobile telephone number 25 EURO PENALTY CHARGE: If you do not communicate arrival at 3pm or any
  • or any time of arrival the Managers may charge 25 EUROS for NO TIME OF ARRIVAL AGREED OR COMMUNICATED 2. All ID Cards or Passports must be shown to th
Location Type:
  • beach
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Sunny House East has 2 bathrooms. One on the ground floor and one on the second floor. The ground floor bathroom has a hair dryer.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 1 has a large double bed and sleeps 2. Bedroom 2 has two single beds and sleeps 2. Bedroom 3 has a double bed and sleeps 2.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
HOUSE RULES 1. CHECK IN is 3pm. If you want check-in AT ANOTHER TIME.. PLEASE PROVIDE THIS INFORMATION AS SOON AS POSSIBLE 1.1 Flight Number & Arrival time 1.2 Full names of all the persons in the group 1.3 A mobile telephone number 25 EURO PENALTY CHARGE: If you do not communicate arrival at 3pm or any time of arrival the Managers may charge 25 EUROS for NO TIME OF ARRIVAL AGREED OR COMMUNICATED 2. All ID Cards or Passports must be shown to the HOST\MANAGER at Check in under Portuguese Law 3. No smoking inside the property 4. No noise after 11pm 5. Ask for the document called BOOKING FORM with Full Terms and Conditions to see all the House Rules

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(66 traveller reviews)

'Sunny House East'
average rating of 4.909091 based on 77 reviews
5

Wunderschönes Ferienhaus am Meer

  • 5 of 5

Das Sunny House ist ein sehr geräumiges, gepflegtes und sauberes Ferienhaus, in dem es an nichts fehlt. Ruhig gelegen in einem Bananenhain nur wenige Meter zum Meer. Die Vermieter äußerst sympathisch und hilfsbereit. Paul do Mar ein ruhiger Ferienort in einer der schönsten Ecken der Insel. Mit dem Auto ist man aber schnell überall.

Wenn wir wieder nach Madeira kommen, werden wir wieder Paul do Mar wählen: DAS SUNNY HOUSE!

Danke für einen wundervollen Urlaub.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: “When we return to Madeira, we will again choose Sunny House East BEACH HOUSE” “very spacious” “well-kept” and “clean” “there is nothing missing” “situated in a banana grove just a few metres from the sea.” “a quiet holiday resort in one of the most beautiful corners of the island.” “the property owners and managers are “extremely sympathetic and helpful” Oliver & Family thanks for a 5 Star, Excellent review and recommending Sunny House East BEACH HOUSE ! You wrote: When we return to Madeira, we will again choose Paul do Mar: THE SUNNY HOUSE! Thank you for a wonderful stay! Your review confirms that the house is: “very spacious” “well-kept” and “clean” And that “there is nothing missing” Your review confirms that the location of the house Paul do Mar fishing village is: “situated in a banana grove just a few metres from the sea.” “a quiet holiday resort in one of the most beautiful corners of the island.” And that with a car “everywhere on the Island is fast” Also, we are very happy that you valued our client service from the enquiry stage until check out. You wrote: The property owners and managers are “extremely sympathetic and helpful” You wrote: “When we return to Madeira, we will again choose Sunny House East BEACH HOUSE” So, we hope that you will return to Madeira soon and choose Sunny House East BEACH HOUSE again or another property that we manage. Follow us and what´s happening in Madeira on our blog: bestofmadeira. Best wishes the owners & managers of Sunny House East BEACH HOUSE. Paul & Iva
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5

paradise between mountains and ocean

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful stay in a large, clean beach house with wondeful ocean, mountain views. We will never forget falling asleep listening to the waves lapping against the beach. An authentic not spoilt old fishing village with everything you need: shop, restaurants, bars, a bank. Easy to walk around and it was easy to drive to Rabacal, Paul da Serra and all the other locations, Thanks to Iva for all the info at check in and helping us with our car when we had a puncture! See you in 2018!

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: “We will never forget falling asleep listening to the waves lapping against the beach.” “Large” “clean” “with wonderful ocean, mountain views” “Thanks to Iva for all the info at check in and helping us with our car when we had a puncture!” German family, thanks for a 5 Star Review and recommending the popular Sunny House BEACH HOUSE in Paul do Mar. Your review confirms that the House is: “Large” “clean” “with wonderful ocean, mountain views” Your review confirms that the location is: “an authentic not spoilt old fishing village with everything you need: shop, restaurants, bars, a bank. Easy to walk around.” And has great access to top tourist destinations on the Island. You wrote: “and it was easy to drive to Rabacal, Paul da Serra and all the other locations” Also, we are happy that you valued our client care from the enquiry stage until check out. You wrote: “Thanks to Iva for all the info at check in and helping us with our car when we had a puncture!” We hope to see you again in 2018 at Sunny House BEACH HOUSE Paul do Mar or another property that we manage. Follow us and what is happening in Madeira on our blog! Best of Madeira- Best wishes Paul & Iva
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5

An excellent house for a relaxing holiday.

  • 5 of 5

This property was ideal for the time of year and weather. The house is very comfortable and well equipped but the highlight for us was the top floor with its balcony sheltered from both the rain and the prevailing winds. We were able to sit out in the sun even when one of the many squally showers were taking place.

We had a very warm welcome from Iva and a thorough briefing of both the house and the area. Many extras have been included in the house including an excellent book on walking the levadas, walking poles and even a pair of binoculars.

Although we mainly shopped in the supermarket in Calheta we were able to buy basics in the village shop and enjoyed buying fresh bread each day from the bakers van. We were tempted on more than one occasion by the excellent coffee and cakes at the Villa Amore on the top road.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mhairi P. Thanks for your 5 Star, Excellent review of the popular Sunny House Beach House. We hope that you return to Madeira again soon and consider staying at Sunny House Beach House again or another property that we manage in Paul do Mar or Faja da Ovelha on the sunniest, warmest south west Calheta coast. Follow us and whats happening in Madeira in our blog; best of Madeira! Best wishes Paul & Iva
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4

Spotlessly clean and well equipped house for a relaxing holiday

  • 4 of 5

Thank you Iva and Paul for your help and kindness on our recent visit to the Island.

We found the house suited our needs exactly, away from the main tourist areas although within easy reach. We particularly loved Calheta (marina and beach) which is only 10 minutes away by car. The weather was spectacular. We relaxed and thoroughly enjoyed our holiday. We would have no hesitation in recommending this property and location to others.

Kind regards,

Beverley and Neil

(2-9th Sept 2016)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: H Beverley and Neil Thanks for a 4 Star Review and recommending the popular Sunny House Beach House in Paul do Mar. Your review confirms that the House suited your “needs exactly” “away from the main tourist areas” And that the capital town “Calheta (marina and beach) is only 10 minutes away by car” And the weather was “spectacular”in September Also, we are happy that you valued our client care from the enquiry stage until check out. You wrote: “Thank you Iva and Paul for your help and kindness on our recent visit to the Island.” We hope that you will return to Madeira soon and stay at Sunny House again or another property that we manage. Follow us and what is happening in Madeira on our blog! Best wishes Paul & Iva
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5

Fantastic location and fantastic view

  • 5 of 5

We spend 14 days in this wonderful place in Paol do Mar.

The house is surrounded by bananatrees, with a view over the ocean to one side and a view to the mountains to the other side.

The owners are very nice, helpful and informative.

The house was clean, with all that is needed for a good holiday.

We had some great levada walks, all in different beautiful landscapes.

We went to the beach several times, and had a swim in the clear water, watching nice an colourful small fish.

We relaxed in the house, enjoyed the sunset in the evening.

We went to the restaurant Sol el Mar several times, to enjoy the nice food and nice staff. Don't forget to try lapas :-)

We recommend renting a car. We picked up the car at the airport and returned it to the same place, without any problems.

We would off course recommend this house to everyone, who wants to discover this beautiful and luxuriant island.

We hope to come back :-)

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Trine H Thanks for a 5 star, excellent review and recommending the popular Beach House, Sunny House, Paul do Mar! It was a pleasure to meet you and host you. We look forward to hearing from you and hope that you can stay again in 2017 or soon after. Follow us and what´s happening in Madeira by following our blog: best of madeira! Best wishes Paul & Iva
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5

Soleil, confort, accueil chaleureux

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons réellement adoré cette propriété.

Située un peu en retrait du bord de mer au milieu des bananiers, elle offre un dépaysement total et bienvenu.

La maison est d'une propreté impeccable, confortable, rien ne manque. Paul et Iva nous ont accueillis chaleureusement et nous avons apprécié tous les petits détails destinés à faciliter notre séjour, beaucoup de petites attentions qui montrent qu'ils font leur travail avec amour, pour le bien-être de leurs hôtes.

Nous ne pouvons que recommander les hébergements de ce couple, ils font vraiment un excellent job !

Nous espérons y retourner un jour, lorsqu'il fera froid chez nous et que nous serons certains de retrouver le soleil de Madère, ainsi que les sourires de Paul et Iva également bienvenus !

Merci de tout coeur à eux pour leur générosité !

Françoise et André

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: “We really loved this property.” Thanks for a 5 Star, Excellent review for Sunny House, Paul do Mar and recommending it! Your review confirms that the House is “spotless, comfortable, nothing missing” “Situated a few metres from the sea in the middle of banana trees” offering “a complete and welcome change of scenery.” We are very happy that you valued our client care from the enquiry stage to checkout. You wrote: “Paul and Iva welcome us and we enjoyed all the little details to facilitate our stay, lots of little touches that show they are doing their job with love, for the well-being of their guests.” Also, we hope that you will return one day to escape the cold Winter and we will all smile again in the sun in Madeira! Follow us and what´s happening in Madeira on our blog: best of Madeira. Best wishes Paul & Iva
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Location

Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
Funchal International
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Near slipway (the rampa)
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Port of Funchal
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
After the village of Jardim do Mar
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
'Four Seasons Restaurant' in seafront 4 star hotel
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Paul do Mar Beach
Car: recommended

Close to nature: still a centre for fishing and agriculture with a new fishing harbour and many banana fields 'Paul' is now more famous for ‘the feel-good factor’ – peace and relaxation in the country on the hottest Madeiran coastline with the most sunshine. This means that all can relax, swim and walk in these sunnier and hotter climes all year round! Popular amongst walkers, fishermen and swimmers with several safe swimming areas and closeness to famous mountain and levada walks PR 6 and the 'Rabacal/25 fountains' PR 19 walk. Attractions include white sand beaches next to Calheta Marina 10 minutes drive, a rum factory Engenhos with a museum, Prazeres village with 17th century church, fruit and vegetable market and ‘Quinta Pedagogica’ - a free animal park, art gallery and cider house! Plus, there is the award-winning international art centre: ‘Casa das Mudas’ & UNESCO-protected Ancient Laurisilva Forest. Whale/dolphin-watching and big-game fishing boats operate from Calheta marina.

Other Activities: Levada and forest walks

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